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QUARTERLY MEETING AND 2014 AGM

18th September 2014, Canberra - PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE!

Presentations included update reports from the IEA Bioenergy National Team Leaders for tasks 38, 39, 42 and 43.  This meeting also included the BA 2014 AGM. Download and view the 18 September 2014 quarterly meeting presentations and other materials from the day.

 

IEA BIOENERGY WEBINAR SERIES 2014

  • IEA Bioenergy Task 38 - Climate Change Effects of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems - WEBINAR DETAILS COMING SOON! 

  • IEA Bioenergy Task 37 - Energy from Biogas - download the presentations

  • IEA Bioenergy Task 43 - Biomass Feedstocks for Energy Markets - download the presentations

Find out more about our participation in IEA Bioenergy Tasks here.

 

2014 ANNUAL CONFERENCE 

Australia’s premier bioenergy conference, Bioenergy Australia 2014, will be held at the Stamford Grand Adelaide, from 1 - 2 December, with a technical tour on 3 December.

  • REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN!

This year's event boasts 100+ speakers!

The Registration Brochure is now available.

Interested in attending?  REGISTER NOW and secure your place at the event!

  • ABSTRACTS AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

The program has 100+ presentations covering all facets of biomass and bioenergy. At this stage please save the date.

Please Note - We are NO LONGER ACCEPTING Abstracts for oral presentations. 

For those who have submitted an abstract, you can still access your abstract details HERE should you wish to amend it. 

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND COMPETITION

We are STILL ACCEPTING POSTER PRESENTATIONS.  If you are interested in submitting a poster presentation please follow the Conference Instructions and register HERE to submit your details.

Poster Competition - A prize of $500 will be available for the poster voted 'best in show'.

 

EXHIBITION AND TOUR

The conference will also include a trade exhibition and a tour to bioenergy facilities in the region. View further details on the conference under the Bioenergy Australia conference tab.

Find out more about the conference

Presentations from the 18th Sept Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting

The presentations from the 18th September 2014 Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting are now available for viewing and downloading.

Report now available

Report now available

A major report, Bioenergy in Australia - status and opportunities is essential reading for those who want to come to grips with this subject

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Presentations from 20 March Bioenergy Australia meeting now available

The presentations from the 20 March 2014 Bioenergy Australia quarterly meeting are now available for viewing and downloading.

Jane Sargison talks about the use of biomass for electricity generation

This video speaks to a presentation by Jane Sargison at the Bioenergy Australia 2012 national conference attended by 264 delegates from Australia and the region, where Jan was one of 100 speakers on a wide range of topics.
Jane talks about the use of biomass for the generation of electricity in Australia.

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